assembly Bill A2617

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires all agencies of the city of New York which issue summons to document violations with photographic evidence when feasible

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Jan 24, 2019 referred to cities

A2617 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4832
Current Committee:
Assembly Cities
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add Title 7 Chap 10 §7-1001, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8218
2017-2018: A1850, S318

A2617 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires all agencies of the city of New York which issue summons to document violations with photographic evidence when feasible.

A2617 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2617

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARNWELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Cities

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to requiring all city agencies issuing summonses to  document
  violations by photographic evidence when possible and practicable

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Title 7 of the administrative code of the city of New  York
is amended by adding a new chapter 10 to read as follows:
                               CHAPTER 10
                       EVIDENCE FOR AGENCY SUMMONS
  § 7-1001 PHOTOGRAPHIC  EVIDENCE  FOR AGENCY SUMMONS. 1. ALL CITY AGEN-
CIES ISSUING SUMMONSES THAT ARE SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY ANY  ENTITY  WITHIN
THE  OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS AND HEARINGS SHALL REVIEW ALL OF
THE VIOLATIONS FOR WHICH A SUMMONS MAY BE ISSUED TO DEVELOP  A  LIST  OF
VIOLATIONS THAT CAN BE PROVEN THROUGH THE USE OF PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE.
  2.  FOR  ANY  VIOLATION  APPEARING ON THESE LISTS, CITY AGENCIES SHALL
DOCUMENT SUCH VIOLATIONS BY PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE TAKEN AT THE  TIME  OF
THE ISSUANCE OF A SUMMONS. SUCH PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE MAY BE GATHERED BY
USING  A  CAMERA, MOBILE PHONE, OR ANY OTHER DEVICE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
AN ELECTRONIC PICTURE FILE.
  3. WHEN IT IS EITHER IMPRACTICABLE OR IMPOSSIBLE FOR A CITY AGENCY  TO
DOCUMENT  A  VIOLATION APPEARING ON SUCH LISTS AS PRESCRIBED IN SUBDIVI-
SION TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE ISSUING AGENT OR OFFICER SHALL  INCLUDE  A
STATEMENT  WITHIN  THE  SUMMONS  EXPLAINING  WHY IT WAS IMPRACTICABLE OR
IMPOSSIBLE TO DO SO.
  4. PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE SHALL BE INCLUDED  IN  SUMMONS  FILINGS  MADE
AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS AND HEARING'S
WEBSITE,  ALLOWING  A  RESPONDENT TO VIEW THE PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE THAT
HAS BEEN COLLECTED AGAINST HIM OR HER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02169-01-9

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